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Roots : the saga of an American family / Alex Haley ; with a special introduction by Michael Eric Dyson and Alex Haley On the Writing of Roots.

Haley, Alex, author. (Author). Dyson, Michael Eric, author of introduction. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kendallville PL - Limberlost Branch FIC HAL (Text) 37516002023297 Adult New Book Shelf Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 929.2 HAL (Text) 34330513045675 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL 920 HAL (Text) 30419101510280 New Non-Fiction Checked out 03/13/2017
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 929.2 Haley (Text) 31208912452226 non-fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780306824852
  • ISBN: 030682485X
  • Physical Description: xi, 899 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Da Capo Press edition.
  • Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Da Capo Press, 2014.

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General Note: "A condensed version of a portion of this work first appeared in Reader's Digest."--Title page verso.
"Now a major History event series"--Cover.
Summary, etc.: This poignant and powerful narrative tells the dramatic story of Kunta Kinte, snatched from freedom in Africa and brought by ship to America and slavery, and his descendants. Drawing on the oral traditions handed down in his family for generations, the author traces his origins back to the seventeen-year-old Kunta Kinte, who was abducted from his home in Gambia and transported as a slave to colonial America. In this account Haley provides an imaginative rendering of the lives of seven generations of black men and women.
Subject: Haley, Alex.
Haley, Alex > Family.
Haley family.
Kinte family.
African Americans > Biography.
African American families.
Slavery > United States > History.
African Americans > History.

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